An Ugandan athletics coach, Peter Wemali has been suspended by the country’s Athletics Federation (UAF) for what has been alleged to be sex scandal.
Reports have it today that Wemali was accused of sexually harassing female elite female athletes. It was alleged that Team Captain, Moses Kipsiro, a Commonwealth Games gold medalist and one of Uganda’s top distance runners, complained that Wemali allegedly harassed female teammates.
The report quotes Domenic Otuchet, the President of UAF, as saying that the federation is still investigating the allegation, adding that Jessica Alupo, the Minister of Sports in Uganda, has also promised to investigate the allegation against Wemali.
The Ugandan Police spokesman, Mr. Fred Enanga, confirmed the story, saying: “We are taking up the matter, those with information should pass it on to us for investigations.’’